Nicholas Payne Santos Selects
Nicholas Payne Santos - director of Holiday Fear and Mother Fucker
“With the release of my short films HOLIDAY FEAR and MOTHER FUCKER on ARROW, I jumped at the opportunity to curate a selection of titles that would perfectly complement them. Bloody, campy and quintessential slashers, dark and twisted love stories, a Christmas horror-comedy, a gross-out satire and a long-lost porno parody. What more could you ask for? Sit back, relax and enjoy the scares, jokes and depravity.”
Edge of the Axe
From cult Spanish filmmaker José Ramón Larraz (Vampyres, Symptoms) comes this long-neglected late 80s slasher classic, finally unleashed for the first time ever! The rural community of Paddock County is being rocked by the crazed exploits of an axe-wielding psychopath, who stalks the night in a b...
1984 · United States · Directed by Buddy Cooper
Although the slasher film was in decline by the mid-1980s, there were still some grisly delights to be had… and they don’t come much grislier than writer-director Buddy Cooper’s sickening stalk-and-slash classic The Mutilator! When Ed receives a me...
What do you get if you combine Thanksgiving, American TV star Louise Lasser (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman), killer 80s synths and some of the most gruesome special effects in all of slasher history courtesy of Ed French (Terminator 2)? Why, it’s Blood Rage, of course! Twins Todd and Terry seem like...
1983 • United States • Directed by Edwin Brown
Three young couples set off into the mountains for a weekend of climbing, drinking and lovemaking. But little do they know that they are stumbling into the terrain of a fearsome predator - a wild man, horrifically burned as a child many years ago in...
A Ghost Waits
2020 · United States · Directed by Adam Stovall
An ingeniously unique and unpredictable combo of horror, humor and heart, A Ghost Waits is a DIY labor of love years in the making from first-time writer/director Adam Stovall and producer/star MacLeod Andrews.
Tasked with renovating a neglected ...
IT IS A MATTER OF GOOD BREEDING. REALLY. After producing Stuart Gordon’s hit Re-Animator, Brian Yuzna (Bride of Re-Animator, Return of the Living Dead III) turned his hand to directing with 1989’s Society, and gave birth to one of the ickiest, most original body horror shockers of all time. Teena...
The citizens of Gothum City are under attack by smut filmmakers and only one hero can help! Of all places, Wikipedia sums it up perfectly: “BAT PUSSY is . . . ostensibly a spoof of the 1960s Batman TV series, has been cited as the earliest example of a pornographic parody film. Released in near-a...